©2013 NPT PHOTO BY VICKIE MASON
The boring machine is being operated by John Allen Larrance,
with Dewey Turner Construction of Dandridge. With them along Highway
73 is Glenn Phillips, at right, technician with Jefferson Cocke County
|Published: 7:56 PM, 10/04/2013
||Last updated: 7:58 PM, 10/04/2013
Author: David Popiel
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
As colder weather
approaches, Jefferson-Cocke County Utility District (JCCUD) is winding down the most ambitious
gasline expansion program in its recent history to provide more residents with access to natural
The major Cocke County project is the
completion of gas pipeline to serve the Caney Hollow area and along Highway 73. This 3.5-mile
project is part of the larger 13-miles of gasline placed in the two counties.
JCCUD operations engineer Danny Barding reported to the board of
commissioners most recently the work is nearly complete, pending one underground boring at a creek
near Caney Hollow road and Edwina Highway.
For more details, please see
the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.
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